how to update ports tree and use synth

Aaron LI aly at
Wed May 24 08:11:48 PDT 2017

On Wed, 2017-05-24 at 09:48 -0500, Antonio Olivares wrote:
> Dear folks,
> I decided to try synth and update from ports.  It is an awesome tool!
> I like it.  However, I do not know how to update the ports tree, do I
> use like
> # portsnap fetch extract
> or does synth take care of that automagically?

Since the `/usr/dports` is just a Git repo, so I think the best way to keep it
updated is just doing:

# cd /usr/dports && git pull

And `portsnap` is a FreeBSD-specific tool, and it shouldn't work on DFly.


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